Computop Brings Apple Pay to Customers
 Offering an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay

Computop, the global payment processor, has been supporting Apple Pay payments for many international merchants for years. With today's launch of Apple Pay in Germany, customers can now execute mobile payments in an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.

 

With the connection to the Computop Paygate payment platform, retailers and online merchants can integrate this innovative payment method at short notice. With numerous acquirer connections, online merchants can easily use acquiring banks that already support Apple Pay. Online shops such as Gravis or Cyberport, but also the outlets of Mister Spex have prepared themselves early for the launch of Apple Pay in Germany with Computop. Computop POS terminals enable omnichannel retailers to use Apple Pay on all channels, giving them access to multiple transactions from a single platform.

 Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

 Ralf Gladis, CEO and founder of Computop: " The Payment People of Computop are looking forward to the German launch of Apple Pay. With our experience from integrations in other countries, we have been able to prepare the merchants well. We're looking forward to extending the convenience and security of paying with Apple Pay to many more retailers and online merchants."

 Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by credit and debit cards.In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, and Apple Watch. 

 Online shopping in apps and on websites accepting Apple Pay is simple with Touch ID, or just double-click the side button and glance at your iPhone X to authenticate with Face ID. There’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information with Apple Pay. When paying for goods and services on the go in apps or Safari, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad (5th Generation), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later. You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac introduced in or after 2012 running macOS Sierra and confirm the payment with iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch, or with Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro.

 For more information on Apple Pay, visit: https://www.apple.com/uk/apple-pay/

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About Computop

As one of the very first payment service providers, Computop offers its customers around the world local and innovative omnichannel solutions for payment processing and fraud prevention. The Computop Paygate payment platform enables seamless integrated payment processes for e-commerce, at POS and on mobile devices. With this internally developed software, retailers and service providers have the flexibility and freedom to choose from over 350 payment methods enabling them to specifically tailor their payment options per country. Technologies such as biometric authentication and self-learning algorithms improve security and convenience for retailers and consumers alike.

Computop, a global player with its head office in Germany and locations in China, England and the USA, has been servicing large international companies in the service, retail, mobility, gaming and travel industries for more than 20 years. These companies include global brands such as Bigpoint, C&A, Fossil, the entire Otto Group, Sixt and Swarovski. Computop also provides it payment system to banks and financial service providers as a white-label solution. Through its customer network and collaboration with the global marketplace Rakuten, Computop processes commercial payment transactions for more than 16,000 retailers annually, with a combined value of USD 34 billion. With its individual and secure solutions, Computop makes a major contribution to the future of international payment processing.

For further information, please visit www.computop.com.


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